Christopher Goisse Individual Bio

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Christopher Goisse Individual Bio

An expert in both the public and private sectors, Christopher Goisse, is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with almost 20 years of experience His distinguished career includes accolades and awards from previous employers who appreciated his efforts in streamlining operations and identifying business opportunities to save money. Because of his thirst for knowledge, he is constantly looking for ways to help others live better lives and advance his own skills.

Because of his extensive experience working in the public sector, Christopher is a skilled administrator and mental health nurse practitioner. His main goals are educating people about their mental health conditions and guiding them toward healthier lifestyles using tried-and-true therapeutic methods

Role & Tasks at the Moment

Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner Goisse practices at Innovative Behavioral Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland He sees patients aged 13 and up and treats illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ADHD, depression, and anxiety In his current position, he has been working for about four years. He is highly regarded by his patients, who believe he does a great job of encouraging them to talk about their mental health problems without passing judgment and in a compassionate manner.

Career Background

During his long career, Christopher Goisse has had the opportunity to assist groups as diverse as prisoners, immigrants, and patients in for-profit healthcare facilities He worked part-time as a psychiatric nurse at two hospitals for the first few years of his career. His primary responsibilities involved diagnosing and treating patients with mental health problems associated with adolescent, geriatric, and substance use issues

At WVU Hospitals' Ruby Memorial Hospital, he developed his administrative skills while gaining experience in various physical healthcare specialties, including ENT, general medicine, cardiology, and more Along with managing staff and mentoring new hires, Christopher also

trained and organized staff Additionally, he oversaw two medical-surgical units with a combined staff of 64 patients, ten registered nurses, and eight nursing assistants.

Christopher began serving as an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, in 2009. His first job was as a clinical nurse, where he provided direct medical care to prisoners Later, he transitioned into administrative duties, where he improved, streamlined, and created new systems to evaluate various risks posed by the prison population and find ways to mitigate them for the safety of prisoners and staff His other responsibilities included coordinating with public health authorities and reporting communicable diseases to federal and local health agencies. He was able to advance thanks to these abilities and land a job with the United States Marshals Service as an R N case manager

Goisse oversaw the care of 60,000 prisoners on average who were housed across the country in about 300 cities during his tenure with the United States Marshals Service His duties included assisting with infectious disease issues, implementing the USMS National Managed Care Contract for the Western region of the U S , and managing the medical care of inmates They belonged to the Committee for Process Improvement He also managed a group of three risk managers for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who were responsible for 23 ICE detention facilities

Christopher began working for the U.S. Public Health Service in 2019 before transitioning to private practice in 2020 He now conducts sophisticated evaluations of psychiatric disorders, offers therapies and crisis intervention, and prescribes the right drugs for a given condition or disorder

Academic Background

Christopher Goisse enrolled in the Pennsylvania State University's Penn State Fayette - Eberly Campus in 2003 and graduated in 2005 with an associate's degree in nursing After that, he went back to finish getting his BSN in nursing. He later enrolled at Waynesburg University to complete a dual degree program leading to an MBA and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Administration He earned a post-master certificate in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in 2017 and a degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing and nursing with clinical rotations in private outpatient practice and the care of people with severe/chronic mental illnesses

Throughout his career, Christopher has also attained the following certifications and licenses: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) license with Suboxone waiver and Clozaril REMS certification

Maryland-licensed tax preparer

Correctional Healthcare Professional Certified


Goisse has worked hard to make the organizations he has worked for better throughout his career His efforts increased the standard of care for the people the agencies were in charge of and contributed to more effective healthcare procedures. His accomplishments include the following:

By overhauling the ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) healthcare risk management program, the United States Marshals Service avoided spending $1.6 million on medical expenses during the 2016 budgetary year They also passed the reviews from the American Correction Association (ACA) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JACHO)


For the work he did on behalf of the populations for which he was responsible and for the organizations for which he worked, Christopher Goisse has won accolades and been recognized throughout his career. His honors have included:

Executive Unit Unit commendation from the FCC Warden, citation from the Assistant Director for IHSC Achievement, and medal from the Assistant Director of Prisoner Operations Division Awarded for improving a program's review rating from a low one to a high one.

Individual Interests

Goisse's passion is helping people live better lives by working in psychiatry. Although he currently works in the private sector, he has improved the public sector's methods for providing mental health care His efforts result in better care for people in need of physical and mental health assistance. Christopher enjoys exploring new places and experiencing what the world has to offer when he isn't working to improve his clients' lives

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